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Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 7:30 PM
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The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The Cableway takes you to the summit in under 5 minutes and the cable car's rotating floor ensure that all visitors get a 360 degree aerial view of the city. The 65-passenger cable...more
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Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 8181
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Reviewed today via mobile

We hiked up Table Mountain and were relying on the cable car to get us down. Perhaps we were a little unlucky with the weather (we started our descent in the cloud), but the trip down seemed to be over before we knew it. Great...More

Thank LJF321
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was our first time onthe mountain. Clean toilets and environment. Friendly staff in restuarant and in offices. Very helpful.enjoy it. Would love to do it in spring.

Thank Jayshree R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Make sure you buy tickets online before you go so you get in the prepaid ticket line. Unless totally docked in the clouds move quickly - so it opens and closes so don’t give up on the views. Bring your hiking shoes and some snacks...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A MUST GO tour. If you are in Cape area, you just go. The view is amazing. Better than Dubrovnik and Rio.

Thank Norlan_Navarro
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Highly recommend - being on top of Table Mountain is an amazing experience and the views are unbelievable! The cable car ascent / descent is really cool and the floor inside turns 360 degrees so everyone gets a good view. Queues can get crazy long...More

Thank Jo H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

REMEMBER TO BUY THE TICKETS IN ADVANCE! ok. Regarding the visit, the queue is long but quite fast, so not a big hassle. The aerial cableway is giratory, which gives everyone a chance to jave a good view point. Also, pack a jacket as the...More

Thank Ariane P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The place is awesome and Table Mountain already says it for itself. The cable car service is well organized and provides you a panoramic view while you’re going up or down. Be ready for at least one hour in the line, even if you have...More

1  Thank Everton J
Reviewed yesterday

Lucky enough to be able to visit the top of Table Mountain before the famous tablecloth descended later in the day. The cable cars cannot operate once the cloud begins to cover the mountain. Would suggest getting there fairly early to avoid long queues or...More

1  Thank IAmCornishPasty
Reviewed yesterday

Finally got this checked off my bucket list. TM is listed as one of the new 7 wonders of nature. After standing at the top it easy to see why it has been selected. You could spend hours up there wandering around and absorbing the...More

Thank FFDuncan
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Seized the opportunity of a good weather forecast to go up Table mountain, and it did not disappoint. Fantastic views and nice walks up top

1  Thank Clive C
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barry l
August 23, 2018|
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Response from Greg B | Reviewed this property |
Hey Barry, definitely buy them online to avoid the queues, or get there early. Watch the weather, if its cloudy and you have time, wait for a ckear day. Dont forget to walk around the top. The views north are just as good as... More
July 12, 2018|
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Response from TableMountainCa | Property representative |
Hi. We will not be open on 27 July and tickets will not be available for booking. Thanks
Sachin K
July 4, 2018|
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Response from maaltx | Reviewed this property |
allow adequate time on the line to go up and down. if you like to take a lot of pictures if you like walking its half a day. bring water, light sweater or cardigan,hat and power bank.